Super Fitting Book Covers

Posted May 27, 2016 in Discussions, Features / 1 Comment
Super Fitting Book Covers

I love book covers (surprised? No and no and no and no.) and clearly find any excuse to show them off. I’ve been thinking lately about why certain covers are chosen (or even changed) for different books. I love when the book cover is more than just pretty – it actually captures what’s happening inside the book perfectly. You see a badass woman on the cover and she’s kicking ass under the cover too. A cute couple sitting on a beach and that actually happens in the book. I just love it! There’s something great about a pretty cover, obviously, but it can […]

ARC Reviews: Meet Me Here and Autofocus

Posted May 26, 2016 in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
ARC Reviews: Meet Me Here and Autofocus

I love books that take place in one night. The character just graduated or has one night left before college or is leaving for some reason, and they spend all night with their friends making memories. It’s just a fun plotline to me and definitely read-bait. This book definitely had that element. On the other hand, it had some military plotlines that don’t resonate with me as much. I loved one book involving PTSD and loved it, but read another with someone in the military and didn’t enjoy it very much at all. They can be hit or miss I […]

Road Tripping! Byeeee

Posted May 25, 2016 in Personal / Information / Etc. / 9 Comments
Road Tripping! Byeeee

As you read this, I am preparing to road trip down the East Coast. Or, depending on the time of day, I’m already road trippin’ down the East Coast. I’m going from Connecticut to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina! I’ll be with my boyfriend Chris and our friend Kris (lol) on this epic 14-15ish hour journey. We’re leaving around 5 PM on Wednesday night, when I get out of work, and will drive to Virginia for the night. Then, wake up Thursday morning and continue the second half of the trip. We’ll be on HHI for an extra long Memorial Day […]

Top Ten Tuesdays #91: Feelings Changed

Posted May 24, 2016 in Top 10 Tuesdays, Weekly Memes / 14 Comments
Top Ten Tuesdays #91: Feelings Changed

Eight Books I’ve Liked More or Less Over Time Top Ten Tuesdays are hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, where we make lists of our top ten books (or something else!) based on that week’s prompt. The topics are provided ahead of time and can be found here. Book links bring you to Goodreads or my review. This weeks topic is: Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed (less love, more love, complicated feelings, indifference, thought it was great in a genre until you became more well read in that genre etc.). I find that my feelings about […]

ARC Review: Wanderlost

Posted May 23, 2016 in Book Reviews / 10 Comments
ARC Review: Wanderlost

What an adorable, swoon-filled read this was! I have loved international-travel-oriented books in the past because it usually gives me insane feelings of wanderlust. (Meant to Be and Just One Day/Year to name a few highly recommended reads!) I’ve actually never been out of the country and this book definitely got me thinking about it. Amsterdam sounds particularly beautiful and luckily that’s at the top of Chris’s travel list too! Anyways, back to the book… I wasn’t sure what to expect but I really wanted a nice fluffy contemporary involving cool places in Europe. That’s exactly what I got! There […]

Netflix and Books Tag!

Netflix and Books Tag!

Hello there! My friend Erica from Novel Ink and I wanted to join forces to create a book tag. We know how much bloggers love binge-watching shows AND reading books, so we combined the two! We’ve selected a TV show to match each prompt and we invite you to change the shows to once that fit YOU, if you’d like. Then, just choose the best book or series to match it. General rules for the tag: Choose a book or book series that best matches the prompt provided Feel free to change the TV show if you’d like it to reflect […]

Review: A Court of Mist and Fury

Posted May 19, 2016 in Book Reviews / 11 Comments
Review: A Court of Mist and Fury

I was able to attend the ACOMAF tour stop in Warwick, RI, which was moderated by my friend and former Secret Sister Sarah! Both Sarahs were so fun to listen to. Seriously, seeing SJM and hearing her talk about Throne of Glass makes me want to hop on reading those books ASAP! It was also great to see Sarah and catch up about everything. It definitely was worth the 1.5 hour drive! Plus, it was near my old college and I had all the nostalgic feels. Here are a few photos from the event before I kick off my review: […]

Revisiting A Series of Unfortunate Events (Part 2)

Posted May 18, 2016 in Book Reviews / 0 Comments
Revisiting A Series of Unfortunate Events (Part 2)

As you saw in Part One on Monday, I planned to reread the Series of Unfortunate Events at some point in my life. When I saw all of the books on Hoopla, I decided to start right away. The first audiobook blew me away and the rest were pretty great too. Here I’ll continue reviewing the second half of the series and give you my overall feels about the whole reread. The Ersatz Elevator • Book 6 Liked it: Jerome totally meant well, but he was kind of an idiot. I don’t blame him for being tricked, but god – he had […]

Top Ten Tuesdays #90: On a Whim

Posted May 17, 2016 in Top 10 Tuesdays, Weekly Memes / 14 Comments
Top Ten Tuesdays #90: On a Whim

Ten Books on a Whim: TBR Adds & Super Early Reads Top Ten Tuesdays are hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, where we make lists of our top ten books (or something else!) based on that week’s prompt. The topics are provided ahead of time and can be found here. Book links bring you to Goodreads or my review. This weeks topic is: Ten Books I Picked Up On A Whim (however you decide to interpret that (bought or read or something else) — I know most people read based on recommendation but we want to know those books you picked up without […]

Revisiting A Series of Unfortunate Events (Part 1)

Posted May 16, 2016 in Book Reviews / 6 Comments
Revisiting A Series of Unfortunate Events (Part 1)

I always knew that I would, at some point, reread the entire Series of Unfortunate Events. It was a huge deal for me back when I was a kid and I think I read each one as they were released, starting with the very first book back in 1999. When I saw them on Hoopla at the end of March, I knew I should get started on the audiobooks. Chris had listened to a few of them while working but never finished the series. I remember him saying how crazy the audiobooks were because they had different voice actors. I didn’t […]